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Tour of the Basque Country Road Bike Race on NBC Universal April 5 – 10

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Universal Sports’ world-class spring cycling coverage continues Monday, April 5, with live coverage of the Tour of Basque Country from Spain. Universal Sports television coverage takes place daily at noon ET (or EDT) starting with stage one on Monday through the final stage on Saturday, April 10. UniversalSports.com will have live coverage daily at 9:45 a.m. ET at www.universalsports.com/cycling.

Euskaltel’s Samuel Sanchez, last year’s third-place finisher and the reigning Olympic champ, will wear bib No. 1 at the Tour of the Basque Country this Monday. Other headliners include 2009 Vuelta a España champion Alejandro Valverde and three-time Milan-San Remo winner Oscar Freire.

Universal Sports’ complete cycling coverage includes more than 10 premiere road cycling races, including two of the three Grand Tours of cycling—Giro d’Italia and Vuelta a Espana—as well as many other UCI Championships and World Cup races in road cycling, track, mountain bike, cyclocross, and BMX. The complete schedule of all Universal Sports cycling programming is available at UniversalSports.com/tvschedule.

Universal Sports will have same-day delayed television coverage of all of the cycling events listed below. All events will be available online at UniversalSports.com, complete with full-length videos, highlights, photos and recaps.

2010 Universal Sports Remaining Road Cycling Schedule after the break…

(Schedule subject to change; Events will be added.)
April 5–10: Tour of Basque Country – Noon ET
May 8–30: Giro d’Italia – Noon ET
Aug. 28–Sept. 19: Vuelta a España – Noon ET
Sept. 29: Road Cycling Time Trials – Men’s Under 23, Women’s Elite – 7pm ET
Sept. 30: Road Cycling Time Trials –Men’s Elite – 7pm ET
Oct. 2: Road Cycling Road Race – Men’s Under 23, Women’s Elite – 7pm ET
Oct. 3: Road Cycling Road Race –Men’s Elite – 7pm ET
Oct. 16: Giro di Lombardia – Noon ET

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